Power & Propulsion – Page 3

  • Netter’s all-Mitsubishi re-power

    Netter’s all-Mitsubishi re-power


    The owners of a Danish netting boat went to West Diesel for a suite of new engines to re-power Maria Bork L-66.

  • Time-saving repair job for Russian trawler

    Time-saving repair job for Russian trawler


    When Russian trawler LLV Kaprodon was docked in Norway for a refit, the news that a vital spare part could take four months to obtain took the owners instead to Marine Shaft in Denmark.

  • Spelve farm manager, Alan Tangny Photo: Scottish Sea Farms

    Hybrid powered feed barge ‘fantastic’


    Scottish Sea Farms is piloting a bespoke hybrid power system on board one of its feed barges, reducing fuel consumption, carbon emissions and operating costs.

  • Webinar provides Mexican market gateway

    Webinar provides Mexican market gateway


    A series of well-attended webinar conferences broadcast during the first Covid lockdown has resulted in Thordon Bearings securing a contract from a Mexican fishing vessel operator.

  • PrimeServ upgrade slashes emissions

    PrimeServ upgrade slashes emissions


    MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, MAN PrimeServ, has completed the installation of a SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system to a fishing vessel operated by Norwegian company Ivan Ulsund Rederi, slashing CO2 and NOx emissions.

  • The ‘Nordbas’ aims to be the greenest trawler and seiner vessel Photo: Finnøy Gear & Propeller

    Propulsion renewal gives greener fishing


    Nordnesgruppen has begun rebuilding ‘Nordbas’, which aims to become the market''s greenest trawler and seiner vessel, at Nye Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway.

  • The new Cat C32B engine Photo: Caterpillar Marine

    Caterpillar unveils new marine engine


    Caterpillar Marine has launched a new marine engine with a rated engine speed of 2300 rpm.

  • Baudouin engines for Scottish twin-rigger

    Baudouin engines for Scottish twin-rigger


    UK and Ireland distributor for Moteurs Baudouin, the Southampton-based Proteum, has won the contract to supply power systems to the largest steel fishing boat to be built by C. Toms & Sons.

  • Albacora seiner features Schottel SCP

    Albacora seiner features Schottel SCP


    Albacora Group, operators of the largest tuna fishing fleet in the European Union, recently commissioned a new purse seiner to be built at Vigo-based shipyard Astilleros Armón, which will feature Schottel controllable pitch propeller.

  • Finnøy production

    Future-focused tech keep production at home


    At a time when increasingly more Norwegian industrial companies are moving production to low-cost countries, Finnøy Gear & Propeller is choosing to focus on robotisation and automation in order to keep its propulsion systems production in the country and reduce costs.

  • Wärtsilä is supplying a new engine, NOX reducer and shaft generator for the 'Brenholm' Photo: Gunnar Larsen

    Wärtsilä upgrades Norwegian fishing vessel


    Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a 12-year old fishing vessel with a Wärtsilä 32 engine, a NOx reducer selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system, and a shaft generator.

  • Downtime costs money

    Downtime costs money


    James O’Mahony’s background is in agriculture, and a quick repair gadget he invented initially for farming machinery is what brought him make an acquaintance with the fishing industry.

  • Mermaid brings new engine range to UK market

    Mermaid brings new engine range to UK market


    Mermaid Marine are bringing something new to the UK market with a range of diesel engines manufactured in China by Yuchai Diesel.

  • Perfect Pairing for Bristol Bay

    Perfect Pairing for Bristol Bay


    One of the largest heavy-gauge aluminium boatbuilders in the United States, North River Boats is now offering a prop-powered fishing vessel designed specifically to meet the needs of Bristol Bay’s seasonal fishery.

  • Electric propulsion gets relevant for fishing

    Electric propulsion gets relevant for fishing


    While many types of ships has been using diesel-electric propulsion for many years now, few fishing vessels have so far gone in this direction.

  • Sulphur limits on track at IMO

    Sulphur limits on track at IMO


    The IMO has made substantial progress towards the its final preparations for the new global sulphur regulation which enters into force on 1st January 2020.

  • Cetus AS opts for ABC powerplant

    Cetus AS opts for ABC powerplant


    Less than two years after last ordering a new fishing vessel from Fitjar Mek Verksted, Cetus AS went back to both Salt Ship Design and the same yard for the new pelagic vessel Vikingbank.

  • US pelagic trawler gets TMC compressors

    US pelagic trawler gets TMC compressors


    Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors has awarded TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) a contract to deliver a complete marine compressed air system to a 100 metre pelagic trawler the yard is building for the Seattle-based Arctic Storm Management Group.

  • Corvus Energy energy storage for Geir

    Corvus Energy to provide energy storage system for longliner Geir


    Corvus Energy’s Corvus Orca energy storage system (ESS) has been selected for installation on an innovative longline vessel now under construction at Vaagland Båtbyggeri for Norwegian longline operator HP Holmeset.

  • W14 engine

    New eco-friendly Wärtsilä engine


    Wärtsilä and Liebherr have collaborated on the development of a new engine designed to fit requirements for limited space and weight, lower CAPEX and comply with current and future global emissions restrictions.